Register Now for the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project Farmer-to-Farmer Conference. If you are a diversified direct-market farmer looking to expand your farm businesses through networking with peers to learn new skills, this conference is for you!
The conference will provide:
Farm Business Expertise: farmers will learn from seasoned experts and from each other about how to maximize farm business enterprise potential.
Panel Discussions: Speaker panels will cover topics in the areas of soil fertility, farm business and financial planning, strategies for ensuring the health of livestock, and building sustainable communities around food.
Peer to Peer Learning: a facilitated World Café discussion will give farmers a chance to choose discussion topics of interest on site and share best practices. Enjoy a networking lunch and a farmer-to-farmer networking reception.
Good Food and Drink: enjoy a networking lunch and a farmer-to-farmer networking reception.
The fee for this conference is $40, which includes lunch and a networking reception. Fee increases to $50 after November 19 (late registration). You may qualify for a conference scholarship.
9:00 AM - Event Registration
9:30 AM - Welcoming Remarks
10:15 - 11:30 AM - Concurrent Panel Discussions
11:30 AM - World Café Topic Selection12:15 PM - Lunch on the Patio
1:30 PM - World Café Forum
3:15 PM - Plenary Panel Presentation
"Building Healthy Community Around Healthy Food - Getting Everyone on Board"
4:30 PM - Closing Remarks & Farmer Reflections
5:15 - 6:30 PM - Networking Reception (snacks & drinks!)